Thursday, January 19, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Australia Day At The Pub

Lovers of Aussie rock will be in for a treat next Thursday when music from two of the most legendary Australian artists will be faithfully recreated by two of the best tribute bands in the country.

First up, there’s no need to get Downhearted this Australia Day, in fact it is time to get Reckless with the Australian Crawl Tribute Show.

Lead singer Mark Tinni (AKA James Reyne) formed the band five years ago and they have since been playing at large venues across Victoria, developing a huge cult following.

Most of the band members have been performing live music for the past 20 years and they love coming together to pay their respects to one of their favourite bands.

From 12pm on Australia Day you will be able to hear them play their most famous hits like ‘Errol’, ‘The Boys Light Up’, ‘Beautiful People’, ‘Oh No Not You Again’ and of course, ‘Reckless’.

A theme of sun and surf and of course great songs, this all-live show will transport you back to a time when you could see this immensely talented band sweating it out in your local hotel.

After Australian Crawl, Dellacomma Rio and his band take to the stage for the INXS Revived tribute show which will start at 3pm.

One of Airlie Beach’s favourite acts, the boys are returning by popular demand and Dellacomma Rio says he is excited to get back to town and perform for the crowds on Australia Day.

“My passion is live music,” he said.

“I always give more energy than I have in every show – the crowd can expect high-energy, high-passion!”

The INXS Revived Show celebrates and honours both the memory of Michael Hutchence and the band by bringing back to life the halcyon days of INXS, all the way from their self-titled debut and onto Elegantly Wasted.

From ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ to ‘Suicide Blonde’, ‘Need You Tonight’ and ‘Original Sin’, you will be able to hear some of your favourite classics in this fully themed, highly visual performance.

The INXS REVIVED Show is the definitive ‘Live Baby Live’ tribute to INXS and faithfully reproduces the live spectacle INXS were famous for.

The Airlie Beach Hotel will be the heart of fun and excitement on Australia Day and what better place to celebrate our nation than the local’s favourite Pub in the middle of Airlie Beach.

Ice-cold beer will be served on-tap throughout the day, along with specialty cocktails and a huge range of other delicious drinks.

A full menu will be available all day as well, from juicy Australian burgers to sumptuous pasta dishes, tangy ribs and chicken wings, pizzas and a range of dessert items.

The Pub at Airlie Beach Hotel has a large outdoor beer garden and a bar-top stage with a huge flat screen TV animating each performance.

There is also an indoor airconditioned dining room, pokie room and a sportsbar showing all the most popular games.

See you at The Pub this Australia Day!


WHAT: The Australian Crawl Tribute Show

WHEN: Thursday, January 26

TIME: From 12pm

WHAT: INXS Revived

WHEN: Thursday, January 26

TIME: From 3pm

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